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Amos and Soemarno pace Oregon men’s tennis in first tournament of season

With just three weeks of training behind them, Oregon men’s tennis had a strong showing at the UCSB Classic, a three day tournament in Santa Barbara, California. It was their first competition of the year. Jayson Amos and Armando Soemarno made their debut as a doubles duo and captured the Flight …

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Pac-12 football picks for this week

          ** Editor’s note: It could be an interesting Saturday for the Pac-12 this week. USC, who was picked by all of our football writers to beat Washington, was upset by the Huskies Thursday. In addition, College Gameday is in Utah this week, for the Utes’ …

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Oregon volleyball’s five freshmen

Here’s a look at Oregon volleyball’s five newest members. Last November, Oregon volleyball head coach Jim Moore announced the five newest recruits to his program. The class, ranked fourth in the nation by PrepVolleyball.com, consists of all front row players: one setter, two middles and two outside hitters. With each …

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ASUO introduction: Meeting the people who represent UO students

They represent the University of Oregon student body. They meet weekly to develop projects and campaigns that serve students’ best interest. They decide on how and when to spend a $16 million Incidental Fee budget throughout a school year. They are the Associated Students of the University of Oregon. The …

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Southwestern Oregon Community College closed for “non-specific threat”

Coos Bay’s Southwestern Oregon Community College closed Friday due to a “non-specific threat,” according to the Coos Bay Police Department and reported by The Register-Guard. Students who live on campus have been asked to either stay in their dorms or go to activities off campus. SWOCC security staff and local law …

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AP Poll: Oregon falls one spot despite big win

Oregon football fell from No. 12 to No. 13 in the AP Top 25 Poll following their 61-28 win over Georgia State. With Jeff Lockie running the offense instead of injured Vernon Adams Jr., the Ducks moved the ball on offense with relative ease. On defense, however, the secondary struggled to contain quarterback …

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Video: Don Pellum talks about where the defense needs to improve

Georgia state will come to Autzen Stadium ready to play hard and fast against the Ducks. Watch the video below to hear what Defensive Coordinator Don Pellum and Bralon Addison are doing to prepare for Georgia State, and how players reacted to the opening weeks of college football.

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Why Michigan State will beat Oregon

**Editor’s Note: Each week during football season, we feature an essay from the opponent’s student newspaper on why Oregon will lose. This week’s edition is from Matthew Argillander, a staff writer at The State News.** Michigan State will beat Oregon if it limits mistakes and wins the turnover differential. The Spartans …

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Hoyt: College football’s “free agency” validated by Vernon Adams’ performance against EWU

Sometimes, there are quotes – the few words that stick out from the rest – that make you turn your head and perk your ears up like a bewildered puppy. One, from Oregon coach Mark Helfrich, made me channel my inner, intrigued canine, and prompted a few questions. Shortly after the national championship, …

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Video: Helfrich pleased with team’s talent, says DeForest Buckner is “X-factor”

With a little over two weeks until Oregon’s season opener against Eastern Washington, a lot of talk has been about the offense. That includes recent transfer Vernon Adams Jr. who is for better or for worse, in the most paid attention to quarterback duel in the Pac-12. Competition is at …

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Campus Crime Wrap-Up 8/9 – 8/16

Out of the twelve crimes reported to the University of Oregon Police Department last week, Aug. 9 through 16, seven were Thefts, and three were Warrant Arrests. Five of those crimes were reported on Monday. Half of the crimes reported happened on the university campus. Spencer View Apartments had a busy week, …

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Slightly Stoopid Performs at the Cuthbert Amphitheater

Reggae bands Stick Figure, The Dirty Heads, and Slightly Stoopid entertained crowds at the Cuthbert Amphitheater on Saturday, August 8, 2015.      

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Photos: fire and emergency response at Southtowne Lanes

At about 3:55 p.m. on Wednesday, the Eugene Fire Department received a call about a fire at Southtowne Lanes. By 5:30, 30 or so firefighters had managed to contain the flames within the bowling alley’s building. Though everyone was successfully evacuated from Southtowne, the smoke darkened the skies in the …

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E3 Recap – Day 3: Firewatch, Metal Gear Solid V, and more must-see Games.

As somebody who isn’t actually attending E3, I feel it’d be extremely disingenuous to award any sort of “Best of Show” awards. But after three days of paying, arguably too much, attention to a parade of new game demos, announcements, and demonstrations, I feel pretty confident in highlighting some of …

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2016 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders proposes bill that promises free college tuition

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is one of the latest to announce his candidacy for the 2016 presidential election. A self-described Socialist, Sanders is making headlines with his more “radical” statements and initiatives than his big-name rival, Hillary Clinton. Recently, Sanders proposed the “College for All Act”, an initiative that would …

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Savings groups provide rural Africa with access to financial services

In rural parts of Africa, citizens don’t have access to banks so they’ve created savings groups. Economics professor, Alfredo Burlando, is studying these savings groups closely to discover how they work so well.

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#TBT: How the Emerald masthead has changed

The Emerald was founded in 1900, and in the last century, journalism has grown up and changed distinctly–it looks way different now than it did a century ago. The Emerald’s masthead–the letters at the top of the page saying ‘Oregon Emerald’ and later ‘Oregon Daily Emerald’ and then just ‘E’–looks way …

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Recap: Anis Mojgani captivates his U of O audience

The Global Scholars Hall Great Room was packed with chairs, and nearly all were full. Onstage, were a chair and a single microphone: a modest setup for what proved to be a captivating evening of poetry. Thursday night, renowned slam poet Anis Mojgani performed for a mesmerized crowd of UO …

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ASUO Senate live updates

Live coverage of Wednesday night’s Senate meeting       Live Blog ASUO Senate April 22         Access the agenda here.

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Tripped fire alarm forces students out of rec center temporarily

At approximately 3:25 p.m. on April 22, a tripped fire alarm in the Student Recreation Center that forced students out of the building. Twenty-five minutes later, students were able to re-enter. Taylor Sharman, supervisor at the Rec, confirmed there were no injuries and the Rec had reopened. Multiple things could have …

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Sexual assault survey sent out to students

This morning Vice President for Student Life, Robin Holmes, sent out an email requesting students take part in a survey about sexual assault and misconduct. The deadline for the survey is Friday, May, 8. “Sexual violence is a scourge across the nation,” Rita Radostitz, Director of Strategic Communications in Student …

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UO Hilarity for Charity draws laughs for second year

“Thank you for not going to Odesza,” said Joe Glasgow when he took the mic for his stand up performance at the Global Scholars Hall on Tuesday night. “Fuck Odesza.” Glasgow performed as part of the second annual “Hilarity for Charity,” a collaboration between the UO Stand-Up Society and local …

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Freshman Jenna Lilley brings her passion for the game to Eugene

Softball has always been a part of freshman Jenna Lilley’s life, even before she took the field to play. Her two older sisters, Tricia and Megan, played softball at Purdue University and Northwestern University, respectively. Her older brother Brett played baseball at University of Notre Dame, and made an appearance on …

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2015 election voter guide is now live

As of noon today, the 2015 ASUO elections guide has gone live.  You can now access the page at http://elections.uoregon.edu to see a one minute video of 89 candidates answering the same three questions. Alongside the video features written answers to three more questions. They are the same for each candidate. According to Aven-itza …

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“Time to Go Home” proves that Chastity Belt’s party never ended

Chastity Belt grows past the college dorm room but holds the theme of a party with their second album “Time to Go Home”.

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Metal Gear Solid creator leaves Konami – Weekly Gaming Review 3/22

This gaming week review leaves gamers in speculation from a possible Joe Montana football game to the fate of the Metal Gear franchise.

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Oregon governor to release PSA about meningitis vaccine

On March 23, Oregon Governor Kate Brown will release a Public Service Announcement along with the Oregon Health Authority in response to a sixth case of bacterial meningitis at the University of Oregon. The PSA is about “the importance of getting a vaccination” against meningitis said Melissa Navas, Brown’s press …

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